CIMA CFO Program

Enhance your professional standing

Leap forward to a global designation

With your vast experience in finance and business functions as a C-suite executive, we would like to help you stay at the cutting edge of your profession. The CFO Program will complement your experience and put you on a fast track to gaining the globally trusted and highly valued Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

CGMA is the most widely held management accounting designation in the world. It distinguishes more than 150,000 accounting and finance professionals who have advanced proficiency in finance, operations, strategy and management.

Under this fast track program, candidates will only take the Strategic Case Study exam of the CIMA qualification and completion of the exam will allow direct entry to CIMA membership and awarding of the Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation.

Ahead of sitting the exam, candidates will attend preparatory classes with the PwC’s Academy (live online workshops).

CIMA Registered Tuition Provider

Take only one exam

1. Candidate submits detailed CV to CIMA

2. CIMA admits the candidate into the program

3. Candidate attends comprehensive face-to-face preparatory course at PwC's Academy

4. Candidate takes the Strategic Case Study exam

5. Candidate files application for CIMA membership

6. AWARD - CGMA Designation & CIMA Membership

Schedule details

Pre-course homework: 18 February 2024
Introductory webinar: 22 February 2024 (9:00 a.m - 10.30 a.m. CEST)
Individual meeting: 23, 26 and 27 February 2024
Workshop Part 1: 6-8 March 2024
Workshop Part 2: 20-22 March 2024
Workshop Part 3: 18-19 April 2024
Workshop Part 4: 25-26 April 2024
Mock exam deadline: 6 May 2024
Individual meeting: 9, 10 and 13 May 2024
Exam dates: May 2024
Exam results: July 2024

Intro webinar takes place at 9:00 a.m., Live Online workshops from 8:30 a.m. till 3:00 p.m. Individual meetings are set up with each participant, after the course starts.

Dedicated tutor

Astrid Zakrzewska, FCCA, FCMA, CGMA 

  • Astrid has over 20 years of experience in training in the field of finance and accounting.
  • She specialises in trainings in the fields of management accounting, financial and strategic management, having conducted over 11.000 hours of trainings and workshops in Poland and abroad.
  • She has conducted courses preparing for CIMA, ACCA and CIA exams.
  • In the years 2002-2005 she held the position of finance and administration director at TVN S.A.
  • In the years 1993-2002 she worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the assurance department, where she specialised in auditing financial sector institutions, including investment funds.

This program is open to:

  • CFOs, CEOs and senior management who have previously worked in finance,
  • Candidates who hold membership of a recognised professional accounting body, a finance related degree or an MBA/Masters in Accounting,
  • With at least 10 years experience in finance or business functions.

Applicants must submit a detailed CV which includes:

  • Personal details
  • Academic qualifications
  • Detailed work experience

CIMA will review the CV and assess for both eligibility into the program and confirmation of practical experience.

The CIMA exam should be attempted within 12 months upon registration with CIMA.


To apply for this program or find out your eligibility please send a copy of your detailed CV to:


More information about the programme: CIMA Website

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